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Classic Albums

  • 1997
  • Documentary and factual
  • Music

Summary

"Classic Albums" lifts the lid on pop and rock albums considered by many to be the best or most distinctive by a well-known band or musician. The music and its production are dissected, providing an insight into how the sound was created. The albums that have been covered include John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band by John Lennon, Rio by Duran Duran, Reasonable Doubt by Jay-Z, British Steel by Judas Priest, Nevermind by Nirvana, Face Value by Phil Collins, A Night at the Opera by Queen, Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf, and The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd.

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Episode 1: Queen - A Night at the Opera

Summary

The story behind the conception and recording of Queen's fourth album A Night at the Opera, which was released in 1975. Containing songs such as You're My Best Friend and Bohemian Rhapsody, the record transformed the group's career. The programme features interviews, acoustic performances and archive footage

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Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

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DirectorMatthew Longfellow
ProducerNick de Grunvald
ProducerMartin R Smith

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